DATES: Saturdays, July 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24; TIME: 12:30PM - 2:30PM; SUMMER 2013
Using green screen techniques, students will produce short videos exploring the theme “I Am,” or “We Are”. Students will learn the basics of setting up a green screen, lighting, shooting and the post-production process of working with green screen footage.
DATES: Mondays, July 22, 29, August 5, 12; TIME: 7:00PM-9:00PM; SUMMER 2013
Rebuilt from the bottom up and priced for a broader market, Apple’s Final Cut Pro X represents a marked departure from Final Cut Pro 7. From the importing of media through the editing phase and to the final output, this workshop will introduce you to FCP X’s revamped workflow, which uses “storylines” as opposed to FCP 7’s tracks. You will also learn how to make effective use of FCP X’s most powerful features, including titling, basic effects, transitions, and newly integrated elements of Apple Color and Soundtrack Pro.
DATES: Thursdays, August 22, 29, September 5, 12, 19, 26; TIME: 7:00PM-9:00PM; SUMMER 2013
Premiere Pro works on both PC and MAC systems. Through hands-on exercises, this workshop will teach students how to import, manage, and encode media; efficiently navigate Premiere’s workflow; and make use of editing tools for effects and transitions. Students will also learn how to encode projects for distribution via web, disc and mobile devices.
DATES: Thursdays, February 7, 14, 21; TIME: 7:00PM-9:00PM; WINTER 2013
Focusing on the documentary/non-fiction form, the three sessions will offer theoretical, practical and aesthetic approaches to the edit. We will investigate ways to ‘find’ and refine story, how to organize for the edit, and hands-on techniques for structuring and crafting a piece. The overarching focus will be on how you can question your material to find a way through the edit. The last session will allow participants to show short scenes from their in-progress work for discussion.
DATES: Wednesdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28, September 4, 11; Saturdays, June 8, 15, 22, 29, Jguly 6, 13, 20, 27, Auust 3, 10, 17, 24, September 7; TIME: Wednesdays, 7:00PM – 9:00PM; Saturdays, 10:00AM – NOON; SPRING/Summer 2013
This semester-long “how-to” workshop covers all major aspects of film and video production and supports participants in the completion of short individual projects.
Bring your project ideas and get instruction in scriptwriting, production planning, digital video, sound recording, lighting and editing. The workshop will meet on Wednesday evenings and Saturdays, with additional time for shooting and editing projects. Participants will work together as crew on each others’ projects. Two instructors, each with their own area of expertise, will co-teach this workshop.
*Participants with projects who are interested in registering must submit a brief written description about their proposed project for the 14-week workshop and are required to meet with one of the instructors prior to the workshop. Non-fiction projects exploring personal visions, social issues and/or community life, under 10 minutes in length, are encouraged. Please note there is limited space for participants without projects who wish to attend the workshop training sessions and serve on crews for other projects.
For more information, please call 215-222-4201 or register online now